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American English: /ˈdiviəs/
British English: /ˈdiːvɪəs/

Translation of devious in Spanish:


  • 1 (underhand) (person)
    zorro [colloquial]
    by devious means
    con artimañas
    con tejemanejes
    Example sentences
    • It can only be the devious and underhand tactic of incorporating it in 90% of the world's web browsers.
    • The Nazis saw the Jews and Poles as feminine races, achieving their goals through devious plots rather than masculine openness.
    • That is the sort of devious, dodgy tactic this Government gets up to.
  • 2 (roundabout)
    Example sentences
    • What is difficult about maneuver is to make the devious route the most direct and to turn misfortune to advantage.
    • The Scire made her way by a devious route to Port Lago on the Italian-occupied island of Leros in the Aegean to rendezvous with the frogmen crews.
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